Litoměřice

Litoměřice is a historic city in North Bohemia with a population of 25,000 people. It is a nice change, compared to the bigger industrial cities in North Bohemia.

Understand

St. Stephen's Cathedral

One of the oldest Czech towns located in fertile area on Elbe river. Royal-town status was granted in early 13th century. It was one of the main cities in Kingdom of Bohemia in the Middle Ages. It is still seat of Litoměřice Catholic Diocese and one of the seven Czech cathedrals is there. Litoměřice is surrounded by the Central Bohemian Uplands; Terezin concentration camp is just a few kilometers from the town.

Get in

It takes 50 min. from Prague to Litomerice. Most of the 70 km road is covered by highway - D8. Direct bus is departs from Prague - Nadrazi Holesovice (Metro C line) to Litomerice bus station in centre of the town. It takes 1h10min. Train connection isn't direct and is slower.

From regional capital Ústí nad Labem, it takes 25 min. with train and is the fastest option. By car it takes 33 min. (30 km).

Get around

Litoměřice is served by two bus lines, line B and line D. To reach destinations in area around (like Terezín), use local buses or trains. Hiking or biking is a good option, landscape is really beautiful.

See

Renaissance house "At the Black Eagle", on the Peace Square

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Nearby

Doksany monastery
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